Archive for February 2011

Albert Joyner Stepped Forward For Integration

Look magazine published this documentary photo of Joyner with Richard Greenlee and Thomas Lowder, two of the five African American children trying to enter Old Read more »

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Celebrating Black History Month: A Profile of Civil Rights Activist Carol Rogoff Hallstrom

  by Johnnie Grant and Moe White   The Making of an Activist   Carol Rogoff (Hallstrom) grew up in Brooklyn, New York. Like many Read more »

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Carol Rogoff Hallstrom

My father was born in Ukraine in 1905; he was five when he and his parents escaped the persecution of the Jews during the pogroms. Read more »

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Delta House Receives Grant for Supplies and Exhibits

Delta House’s Boosting Our Outstanding Students to the Top (BOOST) recently received a grant of $2,500 from The Ethical Society of Asheville. The grant funds Read more »

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Flag of Hope Comes to Asheville

Staff Reports Asheville Wordfest and YMI Cultural Center join hands to bring artist Edwin Gil and the Flag of Hope to Asheville on Saturday, March Read more »

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Gene Bell Receives Building Bridges Dr. Charles Blair Award

Gene Bell serves as the Chair of the Board of Asheville City Schools.  Photo: The Urban News Staff Reports Building Bridges of Asheville is pleased Read more »

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YMI Newsletter February, 2011

YMI Newsletter February, 2011 (PDF)

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Latin Fusion – Sweet Plantain String Quartet

Staff Reports Hailing from the South Bronx, New Jersey, and Venezuela, the Sweet Plantain String Quartet gives voice to a contemporary, urban, and Latino sound Read more »

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Songs, Movies & Moments

  Bruno Mars By T.J. Moore While the NFL season came to a thrilling close, the entertainment world is in the heat of awards season. Read more »

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‘Like Jazz Telling Jokes:’ Brilliantly Funny, Piano-Playing Comedian Billy D. Washington

Billy D. Washington performs March 11 at the Diana Wortham Theatre. By John Ellis From cop to comic” is one way to describe how Billy Read more »

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